- AGS Webinar: Coding Changes for 2017—Focus on New Codes for Geriatrics
In November 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized its Physician Fee Schedule rule for 2017, which includes several significant coding and payment changes of importance to geriatrics and geriatrics healthcare professionals. This free AGS webinar (with continuing education opportunities available) discusses these updates, including payment for complex chronic care management, assessment and care planning for cognitive impairment, prolonged service codes, as well as existing codes of interest where requirements for billing may have been modified. The presenters discuss qualifying patients, qualifying services, and the basics for billing to Medicare and other payers.
- Coding Primer from Geriatrics At Your Fingertips
Geriatrics At Your Fingertips (GAYF) is an annually updated reference that provides quick, easy access to the specific information clinicians need. Included in the updated 20th edition is an overview of codes particularly relevant to geriatrics healthcare professionals.
Industry Resources for ICD-10
On October 1, 2015, the U.S. health system transitioned the way visits are coded from ICD-9 to the next version ICD-10, a platform that sets the stage for meaningful improvements in public health. Click here for a suite of resources from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on transitioning to ICD-10.